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prevent [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (stop [sb])frenar a, parar a vtr + prep
prevent [sb] doing [sth]
prevent [sb] from doing [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(stop: [sb] doing [sth])impedir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  evitar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The police officer prevented her from entering the building.
 Un agente de policía le impidió el acceso al edificio.
 Un agente de policía evitó que entrara al edificio.
prevent [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (stop: [sth] happening)prevenir, evitar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The vast majority of household accidents can easily be prevented.
 La mayor parte de los accidentes domésticos se pueden prevenir.
prevent [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (protect against: disease)evitarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  prevenirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 To prevent gingivitis, be sure to floss!
 La gingivitis puede evitarse mediante el uso del hilo dental.
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